Accounting-Dealership Support

Job ID 2021-17352
Job Location US-TX-Houston
Category Sales Management
Type Regular Full-Time

More Information About This Job


The Business Support Center is part of the fast growing Group 1 Automotive, a leader in automotive retail. We are looking to add a qualified Automotive Dealership Accountant to our team. Group 1 is a Fortune 500 company that owns and operates automotive dealerships and collision centers in the United States, United Kingdom and Brazil.  We offer our associates a team environment, great benefits and ongoing training and support. If you are in alignment with our values of integrity, transparency, professionalism and teamwork - now might be the time for you to accelerate your career as part of the best company in automotive retail. Apply today or refer a qualified friend.


Company Perks and Benefits

  • Onsite employee gym and locker room*
  • Monthly performance bonuses through our generous Pay plan
  • Daily lunch options from onsite food vendors*
  • Employee wellness initiatives
  • Full-time employees are eligible to enroll in Medical, Dental, Vision, Life insurance plans, Paid vacation, Sick days, Holiday pay, 401K with Company match*, and Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Generous discounts for the Purchase, Lease, Maintenance, Repair, Restoration of new, pre-owned vehicles

Keeping Our Employees Safe

  • Masks are required in common-areas throughout the office
  • Company will supply each employee with 1 washable face mask at no charge
  • Breakrooms and workstations are configured so employees practice safe social distancing
  • Daily cleaning crew providing regular disinfecting to contact surfaces
  • Limited occupancy in restrooms and training rooms

*temporarily unavailable due to COVID-19


Accounts Receivable Department Personnel Responsibilities

  • Perform Daily Reconciliation and purification entries for dealership’s daily deposit
  • Receipt and inquire on in-house AR Customer Accounts
  • Post daily banking activity relating to Credit Card deposit, NSF, and daily deposits

Accounts Payable Department Personnel Responsibilities

  • Process and post daily approved AP Invoices
  • Process daily approved Check Request
  • Review Statement carrying items for purification
  • Process weekly, daily, and monthly payable processing

Billing and Inventory Department Personnel Responsibilities

  • Review Inventory additions for proper backup and enter into the DMS and Accounting system
  • Review and post all Vehicle Deal transactions
  • Review assigned accounting schedules for purification upon recording of sale or stock in
  • Prepare, Review and post all Sales Commissions for the assigned period

General Accounting Department Personnel Responsibilities

  • Perform factory, floorplan, and RDR reconciliations at month-end
  • Post daily banking activity for all assigned dealerships
  • Post monthly/weekly finance and insurance product statements/invoices
  • Post monthly finance reserve statements from lenders
  • Activate all finance and insurance policies sold by the dealership
  • Cancel any finance and insurance policies as requested by customers
  • Maintain all finance and insurance product account schedules
  • Assist in maintaining various other balance sheet account schedules


  • Prior dealership accounting experience required.
  • Experience using CDK is a plus.
  • Ability to work independently and be self-motivated. 
  • Must be able to work extended hours at month-end
  • Great attitude with high-energy personality.
  • High School diploma or equivalent, bachelor’s degree in Accounting is a plus.

*All applicants must pass pre-employment testing to include:  background checks, MVR, and drug testing in order to qualify for employment*

Group 1 Automotive is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer